SKYMOONS INTERACTIVE RANKED ON INNOVATIVE COMPANIES LIST OF CHENGDU HI-TECH INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ZONE
To attract top-level talent, CDHT is already “on fire”: On Oct. 18th, 2016, CDHT Administration has formulated <Policies on Implementing Jingrong Hi-tech Talent Plan to Accelerate the Recruitment of Top-level Talent> (Hereinafter referred to as Jingrong Hi-tech talent plan), setting up a fund of 5 billion RMB to recruit talents globally.
In November 2014, CDHT Administration formulated <Policies of Chengdu Hi-tech Zone on Promoting 3rd Entrepreneurship and Supporting Technology Innovation>, setting up a special annual fund of no less than 500 million RMB to recruit talents. The policies got upgraded two years later, special fund alone was doubled and reach 1 billion RMB per year, and a series of breakthroughs and innovation were made base on the country’s major high-tech zones experience.
According the “Jingrong Hi-tech talent plan”, CDHT plans to attract 10 thousand top-level talents in 5 years, a maximum of 5 million RMB will be granted to support selected talents, a maximum of 100 million RMB will be granted to support selected top startups if their technological research were to covert.
The area made some innovative exploration, especially on “flexible attraction”, government invested 200 million RMB and guide social capital to establish CDHT Overseas talent innovative and venture offshore fund, which would help speed up gathering overseas offshore talents.
“Development is driven by innovation, future is determined by talent.” Said Gan Lijun, Head of CDHT Party Organization Department, Director of Personnel Affairs Bureau and Social Security Bureau. The policy consists of 10 comparative advantaged talents “New Deal”.
Chengdu initiated its “Tianfu Talent Action” overseas trip for the first time on September 21st 2016. Five companies appeared in Silicon Valley, include Skymoons, Camera 360 and other 3 Cooperatives from CDHT, and have provided 41 jobs altogether such as Overseas production operation, Image recognition, Image algorithm processing, Data mining engineer, Optical researcher, SLAM algorithm researcher, Machine learning algorithm engineer etc.
It is understood that the Action is going global, it plans to recruit large number of top-level international talents from North America, Europe and Asia back to Chengdu; in the meantime, strengthen the construction of overseas talent station through overseas recruitment, to further promote the exchange and dialogue between CDHT and worldwide cutting-edge technology industry, as well as global top-level talents, assist in CDHT overseas recruitment action. “Tianfu Talent Action” will set foot in Korea, more cooperatives from CDHT will reach out their olive branch then.
Introduction of Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone, the area is based on state-level overseas talent innovative and venture offshore base, along with human resources service industrial park. The area is vigorously promoting construction of international talent city, insist on internationalization and marketization as developing orientation, using “10 policies” such as talent selection, education, usage, residence, exchange, learning, research, financial assist, XX,XX, provide one-stop and full agent service to both home and abroad top-level talent and try to create an international government affairs and living environment.
“To create international standard government affairs environment, intellectual property environment ranked top among other national Hi-tech Zone, international quality of talent living environment……focus on providing multilevel international quality service, create professional international talent atmosphere, attract global talent to innovate and venture here.” Said Gan Lijun, “CDHT is implementing a new investment model simultaneously which promote industrial development through gathering talent, conform to international trends, launch recruitment action while planning and constructing new industrial park, try to keep up with the globe.”
According to reports, being as “overseas top-level talent innovative and venture base” and “overseas talent innovative and venture offshore base” designated by Organization Department of the Communist Party of China (ODCPC) and China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), in the first half of 2016, CDHT flexibly introduced Nobel Prize Winner Jack W. Szostak, K. Barry Sharpless and Sir John B. Gurdon for cutting-edge technological exchange and projects, established Szostak-Sichuan University Large Nucleic Research Institute, Chinese-American Frontier Biomedical Sharpless Institute, Sichuan 3D Bioprinting Institute respectively.
Reprinted from <China Business Journal> Translated and edited by Luo Qing, Wade